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  1. Video for Child advocacy group wants harsher penalties on child abusers

    Child advocacy group wants harsher penalties on child abusers

    The Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness (CAPA) community group is calling for harsher penalties on child abusers. The call was made at a march in Taupō, to raise awareness and prevent child abuse.

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    Exciting changes for Lake Taupō will provide better fishing opportunities

    Changes to the existing Taupō Fishery regulations hopes to provide better opportunities for anglers and families for the new fishing season. The changes are the result of consultation between DOC, Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board, the Taupō Fishery Advisory Committee, and Destination Great Lake Taupō.

  3. Video for Native Affairs - Writer’s Retreat

    Native Affairs- Writer’s Retreat

    Hollywood screenwriter David Seidler hit the headlines when he won an Oscar in 2011 for ‘The King’s Speech’. He used his own experiences as a stutterer and how he was inspired by King George VI’s efforts to overcome his serious speech impediment.

  4. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series -  Carver of Taupō  rock art finally rewarded

    Native Affairs Summer Series- Carver of Taupō rock art finally rewarded

    For 30 years tourism companies have been taking paying visitors to Lake Taupō’s world famous Māori rock carvings, without the master carver who created the artwork receiving a dollar or any acknowledgement of his work. But that all changed recently. 

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    Native Affairs- Māori carvers receive apology from Taupō Mayor

    The Mayor of Taupō has apologised to master carver Matahi Brightwell and his team forty years after they created Lake Taupō’s iconic Māori rock carvings.

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    Initiative to ensure roads are safer in the Central North Island

    A programme for drink drivers is being run in Taupō to help instil better life skills in offenders and helping to ensure roads in the central North Island are safe. 

  7. Video for Native Affairs - Faine Kahia

    Native Affairs- Faine Kahia

    Let's take a moment to be inspired by a young man who could soon be a household name.  You've heard of 'The World's Fastest Indian' - tonight we meet 'The World's Fastest Māori".  He's Faine Maniapoto-Kahia - he's Ngāti Tūwharetoa and he's only 19-years-old. 

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    Prominent Māori writer Rowley Habib passes away

    One of Māoridoms most distinguished writers has passed away at the age of 83.

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    Taupō Police probe a serious New Year's assault

    Taupō Police are investigating a serious assault that occurred at Lake Front Taupō at 3am on New Year's Day. They believe there were people in the area at the time who could provide vital information. 

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    Kids Greening Taupō (KGT) supported by Ngāti Tūwharetoa

    The launch of a new conservation programme in Taupō today hopes to set an example for other regions.

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